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02 / 12 / 16
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The Risk of Zika Virus in Hawaii

By now you have probably heard of the Zika virus that has world health organizations on high alert. You may also have heard that a baby was born in Oahu hospital with microcephaly, a congenital condition that causes an unusually small head and incomplete brain development. This condition was directly linked to a Zika infection. This can be alarming, especially if you are with child. Here are the facts you need to know to best protect yourself, and your baby, as health organizations closely track this dangerous virus.

Tags: zika virus  |  mosquito prevention tips  |  mosquito control in hi

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12 / 31 / 15
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Have a Pest-Free New Year!

Start the New Year out right by making sure your Hawaii home is pest-free.

Tags: pest prevention tips  |  pest control in hawaii  |  pests in hawaii

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12 / 28 / 15
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What is Dengue Fever?

Older children and adults tend to have worse cases than young children, and sometimes serious problems can develop, which can include enlargement of the liver and failure of the circulatory system. In the worst cases, the symptoms may progress to excessive bleeding, shock, and death.

Tags: mosquito control  |  mosquitoes  |  dengue fever

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11 / 18 / 15
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What does Dengue Fever have to do with Hawaii?

This viral disease that is spread by the bite of the Aedes mosquito is not something we usually see here in Hawaii; however, the Hawaii State Department of Health is currently investigating an outbreak of Dengue in Hawaii.  They are focused…

Tags: mosquito control  |  mosquito-borne disease  |  aedes mosquito

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